A wonderfully unique bagless tea bag tea, it has a smooth and sweet taste with ripe plum and molasses notes which linger in the mouth.
A tea as unique as it gets in more way than one! The leaves are collected from a former tea estate called Warnagala which was planted over 140 years ago and abandoned for 130 years. The abandoned Assamica tea bushes have since become trees which are now 40-50 feet (12-15 meters) in height.
Sourced direct from Forest Hill Tea, a Sri Lankan tea producer who have invested heavily in creating a sustainable tea industry in the local area in the foothills of Adam's Peak.
They were established with the explicit goal of maximising local income generation while promoting environmental stewardship. To that end they:
- Unique form factor
- Smooth texture
- Sweet lingering ripe plum and molasses notes
Harvest: July 2023
Origin: Foothills of Adam's Peak, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka
Elevation: 2900 feet
Sourced: Direct from the farmer
- Heat water to roughly 95°C/203°F
- Use 1 rod per large mug/teapot
- Brew for 3-5 minutes
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